Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar, Master Blaster Turns 46

Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar, Master Blaster Turns 46

Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar, Master Blaster Turns 46

New Delhi: The God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar turns 46 today. The Master Blaster was born on 24 April 1973 in a Maharashtrian family in Dadar, Mumbai.

The prominent cricketer's father Ramesh Tendulkar was a renowned Marathi novelist, decided to name his after the legendary musician Sachin Dev Burman, was a big fan of.

One of the biggest names in the cricketing world, Sachin Tendulkar holds many records. In his playing career spanning two decades, the cricketer has mammoth records like 200 Tests, 100 international hundreds, 34357 international runs, to his name.

At the mere age of 16, Sachin Tendulkar made his debut against Pakistan.  Despite the few failures, at the start, Tendulkar became the greatest batsman since the days of Don Bradman.

Tendulkar finished his career as the leading run-getter in international cricket, with 34,357 runs across formats -- 15,921 in 200 Tests, 18426 in 463 ODIs and 10 in 1 T20 international.

Tendulkar was the first player to smash a double hundred in ODIs when he struck 200 not out off 147 balls against South Africa in Gwalior on February 24, 2010.